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FAKE 2020 CC1 Opener v Kent at Taunton
Yes I know.... It isn't happening and this is just daft - but it is what it is and if you aren't into it then don't bother to go any further than this. However, I came home for cricket and this presently is the nearest I get to it and it has its interest. So I'll set the scene and take you through Day 1 of a parallel universe Somerset 2020 CC1 season or not.... your choice entirely
Who are these people? Start of an occasional series - as I find them in the archives. Don't publish them on the site. Just let me know you know them and I'll publish the results in a while.
Nil Desperandum - the shape of things to come
And so we get to the season we have been watching come towards us over the horizon. It does not seem like over 2 years ago that the plans for this started to appear but they have changed almost out of all recognition since that time and we may not like what we see but as people say.... it is what it is so let's get after it!!
Here we are then, the picture of what our 2020 season will look like. Marcus is trudging off the field but he is returning as an assistant coach but what else is new?
The Food Analogy
Wrote something for the Oppose people and as we are offline at the moment I thought I'd share it with you lot as well.
In the Balance - Hampshire CC1
Farmer provides the story of the game that puts the onus on Taunton next week. A poor Somerset performance and a very important individual performance from Kyle Abbott which made cricket history. On to Taunton
Blast! Essex Swamped by the Somerset T20 Wave
Farmer tells you all about Essex failing to cope with the sheer volume of force Somerset put into one T20 game!!
The 'Hundred' Draft - what might it look like?
Where will the likes of Tom Banton be playing their white ball cricket next year? Will they have to look at the 'Hundred' franchises at the expense of the counties they presently reside in and play for? Will there be some kind of related deal available that allows them to split themselves between the 2 form of short format? Nobody really knows but I got the chance to have a chat with some people who have a little bit of an inkling into what little gems the process might include. This is as much as that tells us presently
Ennui and Oak Trees Yorkshire CC1 Headingley
Brooksie Ferret goes back to God's second County and Farmer White goes with him to see what he can do against his former team mates.
Notts at Taunton CC1
Nottinghamshire, at the foot of the CC1 table arrive at Taunton to play Somerset, at the top of said table. It is set up for an interesting game. Our resident supporter observer gives us the low down on the ups and downs of this contest. Over to you 'Farmer'....